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Helpful (3)

Enjoy contributing to a successful, growing and profitable company

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  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Manager in Sunnyvale, CA
Current Employee - Manager in Sunnyvale, CA

I have been working at Maxim Integrated

Recommends
Approves of CEO
Recommends
Approves of CEO

Pros

Positive cultural shift under way (more collaborative, communicative); extremely smart and dedicated employees; great products; renewed focus on customers; new, modern HQ campus opens in 2012

Cons

Intense work ethic; product-centric focus; rather insular and myopic (old habits?); should be very proud of its achievements and no longer remain quiet

Advice to Management

This is a remarkable, established company but not yet well known; continue to value new culture of collaboration and communication...and LEAD

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  1. Helpful (3)

    Great for the first 6 month, the rapid deterioration

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymousorporate Applications Engineer in Sunnyvale, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymousorporate Applications Engineer in Sunnyvale, CA

    I have been working at Maxim Integrated

    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Very flexible work hours.
    Wide visibility to higher management
    Good place for followers. Don't try to lead any new ideas or activities unless you are told to do so!

    Cons

    Mandated innovation drives that create a lot of work and buzz but no results.
    Promotion via buddy system - often promoting people who are the least capable
    No appreciation for those who push for a better company.
    Little sense of reality - It's 2011 and not 1993!
    Not a place for fresh ideas, unless they come from the top!

    Advice to Management

    Get real. Some of the goals and metrics are ridiculous!
    Go get a MBA or similar so you learn what management means! To us who have seen more mature companies from inside, Maxim does not shine as the most professional managed place.


  2. Helpful (5)

    Great place to start

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Applications Engineer in Sunnyvale, CA
    Former Employee - Applications Engineer in Sunnyvale, CA

    I worked at Maxim Integrated

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    I Learned a lot working here. My coworkers were awesome and very friendly. They were very smart, professional, and helpful too.

    Cons

    There were no getting to know your coworkers. Working was pretty lonely for the first few weeks. There were little, if any, people ages 18-25 working here.

    Advice to Management

    Feedback is always appreciated. The lunch was very nice for getting to know a few coworkers off the bat. Hire more people in the 18-25 range.


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